Feinschmecker belongs to Oslo's gastronomic elite and is a firm favorite with gourmands. The elegance and intimate atmosphere perfectly match the high standard of the food. Owners Lars Erik Underthun, one of Oslo's foremost chefs, and Bengt Wilson, one of Scandinavia's leading food photographers, make sure the food looks as good as it tastes. Give in to temptation and feast on treats like baked filet of mountain trout with fennel, gremolata and caviar. The restaurant opens at 5p, Monday to Saturday.
This is one of Oslo's finest patisseries. At Pascal, you can enjoy French cakes, homemade ice cream and high-quality chocolates in an old-fashioned atmosphere.You can also buy light lunch dishes such as quiche, pies and baguettes made with the careful hand of a confectioner. The end of the meal is equally delightful, what with the many delectable confections on offer.
Dit lage hoekgebouw dateert uit de 18e eeuw en het restaurant is al meer dan 140 jaar oud. Het ligt recht tegenover het Museum van Moderne Kunst, en is op een paar minuten lopen van het middeleeuwse Akershus fort. Het serveert traditioneel Noors eten en de nadruk ligt op vis, maar in de herfst is er altijd wild. Tijdens de kerstperiode hier een Lutefisk eten is een traditie in Oslo. 's Zomers kunnen gasten van het buitenterrein genieten.
One of Oslo's most popular meeting places, Theatercaféen is a magnet for people involved in the worlds of culture and finance. This culinary institution, situated on the ground floor of Hotel Continental, is the place to see and be seen in Oslo. Built in 1900, the Art Nouveau, Viennese-style café is one of only a few such establishments left in northern Europe. Do not leave without trying the pastry chef's legendary confections.
This popular spot between Vika and Karl Johan is one of the many Oslo café-bars that also serve food. A variety of filled Pita Breads and Melts, Ratatouille, Quiche and the house specialty, lasagna, are all on the menu. Hot dishes usually come with a Salad and nutty Norwegian bread. This is a light and cozy café with dozens of candles and plants in the windows. And should you feel like a game of chess while you are waiting for your food, the staff will gladly lend you a board.
What's could be better than listening to some of the best DJs in Norway while surrounded by plenty of food, alcohol, and beautiful people? Perhaps doing all of that 12 stories above the ground, atop the historic Folkteateret building, with a beautiful panoramic view of the bustling city of Oslo would be an improvement. This is the premise of Stratos. For most of the year it is rented out for weddings or corporate events, but during certain holidays and the summer months it opens up to the public as a nightclub featuring live music, DJs, and an unforgettable view. Call or email for table reservations.
At the very beginning of the row of embassies at Frogner/Skillebekk, a short distance from the city center, you will find this unique, intimate gem of a restaurant which only seats 36 people. The small but fine menu offers four or five choices in each category, but each dish is superbly prepared. Hos Thea offers exceptionally good service.
An acclaimed coffee shop with an award winning owner, Tim Wendelboe is one of the best Nordic coffee shops in Norway with an aim to become one of the finest roastery and espresso bars in the world. A micro roastery, an espresso bar and a coffee training center, all encompassed into one, you will only find the freshest of this aromatic brew here. Every cup has a different flavor that is just improvising. When you enter the shop, the ambrosial smell of the beans will awaken your minds into an enthralling journey of the coffee world. A great place for all the coffee aficionados, Tim Wendelboe will definitely be a highlight in your cuppa world.
Maaemo, meaning ‘mother earth’ in the Finnish Language, is a classic fine dining restaurant known for serving authentic Scandinavian cuisine in the Norwegian capital city. Staying true to the meaning of its name, every dish served at this place is prepared using organic, biodynamic or wild produce only. These dishes are well-complemented by a vast selection of beer and wine adding to every patron’s delight. Moreover, the sensational desserts served here are definitely not to be missed before concluding a meal. The first Nordic restaurant to be awarded with two stars in its first mention in the Michelin Guide, this is a a great place to have a savory meal in Oslo.